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Washington Island Ferry Line

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Address: Washington Island, WI 54246
Phone Number: +1 800-223-2094
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These guys know what they are doing. They packed every car wanting a spot on the last boat going to the mainline Sunday night. They worked and squeezed and figured a way to leave... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Nicollet, Minnesota
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Nicollet, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These guys know what they are doing. They packed every car wanting a spot on the last boat going to the mainline Sunday night. They worked and squeezed and figured a way to leave no one behind. The crossing was smooth and the docking barely a bump as we pulled in. They clear out everyone quickly and safely. The price... More 

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West Jordan, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife insisted on the Ferry to Washington Island. Although it was Sunday it was still pretty full. It's a ferry so there are stairs - if you have mobility issues - you might just stay in your car or view from the bottom level, sorry. There are no frills as it's a small ferry, but plenty of seating and the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were there after the tourist season had ended. The brochure said to get there 15 minutes before loading. I would recommend even earlier. The majority of cars were already in line to load by the time we arrived. The staff person directing the loading was friendly. The round trip cost, although expected, is pricey, to me. More than $60... More 

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there at 2.30PM from Door county and last ferry back from Washington Island to door county was at 5PM. It's cost 90$ for car of 5 people. The duration of single ferry trip is half an hour. The view is good at sunset times. The ferry ship can hold almost 12 cars. Too small when compared to Ferry... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Take your car to this island. Beautiful drive and easy to navigate. Can cover a lot of sights and sounds in a few hours. Enjoy the island life style.

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Midwest
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The ferry ride with your vehicle is a must (so you can go where you want on the island). Get to the dock about 1/2 hour before scheduled departure as the ferry does not hold a lot of vehicles. About 3 cars were left behind to wait for the next ferry. The ferry left on time and took about 30... More 

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Tomah, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had a cool morning - clear day , beautiful scenery - would recommend having plan once you get to Island - Bike Rental or Moped Rental or Tram Tour

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Alton, IL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The best part of this trip was the ferry ride over - not much to see once you are there. We did go to the Historic Island Dairy to learn about growing lavender. I think this would be much more enjoyable when the lavender is in bloom - July to early September.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Love the car ferry, the ride is rough and choppy but it was fun, I recommend taking your car on this ferry as Washington Island is a big island and there are some beautiful drives and its easier to get to the attractions

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Topeka, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We paid $ 53 for the two of us and our vehicle. Nice calm day and enjoyable ride over to the island and back. We enjoyed our day on Washington Island. People were friendly and many waved to us.

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